Definition of Acrilan in English:


Syllabification: Ac·ri·lan
Pronunciation: /ˈakrəˌlan


  • A synthetic acrylic textile fiber.
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    • In the early 1960s, Smith was involved with acrylic synthetic fibers, particularly a combination of Acrilan and nylon fibers.
    • Fabrics made from Acrilan resist mildew, moths, and wrinkling.
    • Last summer the company added to this family of fibers by unveiling Acrilan, its most glamorous product.


1950s: from acrylic + Latin lana 'wool'.

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